LENORE RAPHAEL TRIO (Online 7-30th August)


LENORE RAPHAEL TRIO, Friday 7th August

LINEUP: Lenore Raphael (Piano US), Hilliard Greene (Bass US), Glen Manby (alto sax UK)

Lenore Raphael internationally renowned jazz pianist, Steinway artist, radio host and jazz teacher and and  one of the best pianists in the jazz mainstream idiom today. Lenore from New York City has performed with such luminaries as Lionel Hampton, Ken Peplowski, Illinois Jacquet and Clark Terry. A composer as well as performer, her tribute tune to Oscar Peterson following his death (“Blues for OP”) premièred at a memorial concert for Peterson at the International Association for Jazz Convention in Toronto, Ontario. Performing here with a complex lock down link up from various homes in Carolina, New York and Cardiff.

Hilliard (Hill) Greene is an  acclaimed solo contrabass composer and performer. Formally bassist and musical director for jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott, and bassist and Concert Master for Cecil Taylor.

Cardiff based and highly aclaimed jazz performer Glen Manby sites his main influences as Charlie Parker, Sonny Stitt, Cannonball Adderley, and  and Stanley Turrentine – joins in this three way online performance.

TO JOIN ‘BRECON JAZZ ONLINE’, simply register and sign up with us now. We’ve made the 2020 Festival FREE, but first, we encourage you to make a donation and help cover running BJF this year without ticket income or arts funding. Click anywhere on the image below to be linked to Vialma (‘enriching journey’ through the arts), our dedicated music platform partner. There, you will be offered a free subscription which gives you access for all of August. In Vialma, you can receive all of BJF2020, and a lot more. You only need to register and join once, and just with an email address: reminder messages will be posted to you when the festival starts and closes.

Please help with a small donation first – every little bit helps – you will then be taken to the BJF2020 sign in page

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